Second beta version of nlme 3.0 now available

Douglas Bates (
28 May 1998 10:07:30 -0500

A second beta test version of the nlme 3.0 library is now available.
Like the first beta version this is designed for linear mixed-effects
model fitting only. This version incorporates several changes
suggested by Charles Roosen of MathSoft.

You can obtain the code from

The Unix version is available as a gzip'd tar file
(nlme3_0b2.tar.gz). The Windows version is available as a zip'd file
( The datasets and sample lme analyses for the examples
in the "SAS System for Mixed Models" book are available as a separate
zip'd file ( for the Windows version. If you use ftp to
transfer any of these files, remember to set binary mode for the

Douglas Bates                  
Statistics Department                    608/262-2598
University of Wisconsin - Madison